GE HealthCare and the University of Debrecen have completed a two-year joint research and development project based on artificial intelligence, supported by the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund (NKFIA).
Hungarian Innovation for Better Analysis of Medical Findings Using AI
Publication date: 21 November 2023
Hungary’s competitiveness at stake: here is the government’s innovation master plan
An innovation-focused economic policy based on cooperation between universities and companies is needed to improve Hungary’s competitiveness, Ádám Kiss, President of the National Research, Development and Innovation Office, believes
Publication date: 08 September 2023
Nearly HUF 3.5 billion to support researcher recruitment in the new academic year
Nearly HUF 3.5 billion can be awarded to around 2,000 winners in the 2023 calls of the New National Excellence Programme (ÚNKP). Since 2016, the programme has provided altogether HUF 26 billion in grant funding to around 13,000 students and young researchers to achieve their goals.
Publication date: 16 May 2023
This year’s OTKA call has been published: HUF 13.5 billion to support Hungarian research
This year, the OTKA programme will continue to support the implementation of research projects, the achievement of outstanding scientific results and the development of new methods and procedures. The total budget for the call targeting individual researchers and research teams will be HUF 13.5 billion in 2023.
Publication date: 28 March 2023
Hungarian Innovation Grand Prix Awards Presented
Budapest, Friday 23 March 2024 (MTI) - The awards of the 2022 Hungarian Innovation Grand Prix were presented on Friday in the Parliament Building in Budapest. The Grand Prix for outstanding technical and economic innovation with significant business benefits was awarded to Mediso Kft. for the development of the Ultra-High Field PET-MRI medical product family.
Publication date: 27 March 2023
MAP shows where you should never build anything ever in Hungary
The Institute of Earth Physics and Space Science (ELKH EPSS) in cooperation with GEOMEGA Ltd. drew the first seismotectonic map of Hungary. It clearly shows territories you should never build anything in the country even though Hungary’s earthquake activity is moderate.
Publication date: 14 January 2023
We are among the leaders in the region in building a circular economy!
A green, sustainable, or circular economy is being consistently built in Hungary. This spring, the Circular Economy Technology Platform (KGTP) was established. Below is an interview with Dr. Zoltán Birkner, President of the National Research, Development and Innovation (NRDI) Office, which reveals what we have done in Hungary this year to establish and develop the circular economy model.
Publication date: 19 December 2022
Zoltán Birkner: Hungary spends approximately a thousand billion a year on research and development
Budapest, Thursday, December 8, 2022 (MTI) - Hungary now spends nearly a thousand billion forints a year on research and development, and if this pace is maintained, it will be among the top ten RDI countries by 2030, the president of the National Research, Development and Innovation (NRDI) Office said at a conference in Budapest on Thursday.
Publication date: 08 December 2022
KIM: Market-oriented developments will receive nearly HUF 12.5 billion from the increased budget of the Fast Track call
Budapest, Tuesday, 25 October 2022 (MTI) – Building on the knowledge capacity of Hungarian universities and businesses, innovative products and processes will be created with a total of nearly HUF 12.5 billion in state support from the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund, the Ministry of Culture and Innovation (KIM) told MTI on Tuesday.
Publication date: 26 October 2022
Hungary on track to becoming one of Europe’s innovation leaders
Hungary could be among Europe’s innovation leaders by 2030, but the research and development system established in recent years could bring spectacular results within a few years, said the President of the National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH) at the Innovation Day conference of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest on Tuesday.
Publication date: 12 October 2022
NRDI Office: Hungary could be among Europe’s top innovators by 2030
Budapest, Tuesday, 11 October 2022 (MTI) - Hungary could be among Europe’s top innovators by 2030, but the research and development system established in recent years could yield spectacular results already within a few years, the President of the National Research, Development and Innovation (NRDI) Office said at the Innovation Day of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest on Tuesday.
Publication date: 11 October 2022
Hungary’s innovation performance continues to improve, according to European Commission report
Budapest, Wednesday, 28 September 2022 (MTI) – Hungary has come even closer to the EU average in the field of research, development and innovation this year.
Publication date: 28 September 2022
KIM: new support for protecting the industrial property rights in domestic R&D results
Budapest, Tuesday, 27 September 2022 (MTI) – Another 89 proposals have been awarded a total of HUF 125.8 million in funding for the protection of industrial property rights in the currently open IP protection call, the Ministry of Culture and Innovation (KIM) announced in a statement sent to MTI on Tuesday.
Publication date: 27 September 2022
More funding helps businesses and researchers participate in international programmes
Budapest, Monday, 26 September 2022 (MTI) – The internationalisation of Hungarian businesses and knowledge centres will be supported by the international calls for proposals from the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund. While last year a total of HUF 3.5 billion was allocated for this purpose, in 2022 the amount will be HUF 6 billion, the Ministry of Culture and Innovation disclosed to MTI on Monday.
Publication date: 26 September 2022
OTKA call: HUF12.7 billion for basic research projects
Budapest, Tuesday 13 September 2022 (MTI) – More than 350 researchers and research teams have won a total of HUF 12.7 billion in funding for the next 3 or 4 years in this year’s basic research calls, the Ministry of Culture and Innovation (KIM) informed MTI on Tuesday.
Publication date: 13 September 2022
KIM: 10 research projects receives around HUF 3 billion in funding under the Forefront programme
Budapest, Friday 9 September 2022 (MTI) – A total of 10 domestic research projects will receive support from the HUF 3 billion budget of the 2022 call of the Forefront Research Excellence Programme, the Ministry of Culture and Innovation (KIM) disclosed to MTI on Friday.
Publication date: 09 September 2022
Ten startups represent Hungary at one of the world’smost important technology events in Toronto
Washington/Toronto/Otawa, Wednesday, 22 June 2022 (MTI) - Ten startups will represent Hungary at the Collision conference, one of the world’s most important technology events in Toronto, Hungary’s Ambassador to Ottawa, Mária Vass-Salazar told public service media in an interview.
Publication date: 22 June 2022
János Csák: Hungary to increase research, development andinnovation spending from 1.6% to 3% by 2030
Budapest, Monday, 13 June 2022 (MTI) - Hungary will increase its research, development and innovation spending from the current 1.6 percent of GDP to 3 percent by 2030, Minister of Culture and Innovation János Csák said at the awards ceremony of the 31st National Youth Science and Innovation Contest in Budapest on Monday.
Publication date: 13 June 2022
The University of Debrecen has also joined the Open Science
The University of Debrecen has also joined the Open Science Resolution of the National Office for Research, Development, and Innovation (NKFIH). Rector Zoltán Szilvássy received the diploma on Wednesday from István Szabó, Deputy Chairman of NKFIH.
Publication date: 09 June 2022
University of Debrecen joins the Position Paper on Open Science
Debrecen, Wednesday, 8 June 2022 (MTI) – The University of Debrecen (DE) has also joined the Position Paper on Open Science, published earlier by the National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NRDI Office). Zoltán Szilvássy, Rector, received the certificate from István Szabó, Vice President of the NRDI Office, on Wednesday, the University’s press service told MTI (Hungarian Press Agency).
Publication date: 08 June 2022